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The entrance to Christ the King Major Seminary in Fayit, Fadan Kagoma, Nigeria, whence three seminarians were abducted Oct. 11, 2021.

Expert urges attention to persecuted Christians as bishops decry Islamist violence in Nigeria

Jan 28, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Victims of persecution in Nigeria must be listened to, an expert on the persecution of Christians told students at the... Read more

A mural in Derry depicting then-Father Daly leading a group carrying a victim on Bloody Sunday, Jan. 30, 1972.

Bloody Sunday anniversary a time to remember, and forgive, Derry bishop says

Jan 28, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Fifty years ago, the Bloody Sunday massacre resulted in many reactions: lies, anger, and a misplaced desire to forget the... Read more

A priest sprinkles holy water on the casket of fallen NYPD Officer Jason Rivera during his funeral at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Jan. 28, 2022 in New York City. The 22-year-old NYPD officer was shot and killed on January 21 in Harlem while responding to a domestic disturbance call. Rivera's partner, Officer Wilbert Mora, also died from injuries suffered in the shooting.

Funeral Mass for NYPD officer held at St Patrick's Cathedral

Jan 28, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

NYPD Officer Jason Rivera, 22, was remembered on Friday as a dedicated police officer whose life was cut short in... Read more

Sister Sue Ann Hall (left) and Sister Delores Vogt of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity welcome visitors to Our Lady of Guadalupe convent in St. Louis.

This pro-life ministry in St Louis is helping bring an end to abortion 

Jan 28, 2022

By Kate Olivera

Tucked away near the Forest Park neighborhood of St. Louis is a brick, three-story convent dedicated to Our Lady of... Read more

Sr. Ann Rose Nu Tawng begs police not to shoot protesters during Myanmar unrest.

Catholic charity calls for day of prayer for Myanmar on coup anniversary

Jan 28, 2022

By CNA Staff

Armed forces seized power on Feb. 1, 2021. Read more

Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa blesses the congregation at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on April 4, 2021.

Holy Land’s Catholic bishops invite Orthodox leaders to contribute to synodal path

Jan 28, 2022

By CNA Staff

They invited their counterparts to share their ‘wisdom and experience.’ Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Catholic Factchecking consortium at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Jan. 28, 2022

Pope Francis: Being ‘properly informed’ on COVID-19 vaccines is a ‘human right’

Jan 28, 2022

By Courtney Mares

‘Fake news has to be refuted, but individual persons must always be respected,’ he told a Catholic fact-checking group. Read more

Fr. Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves.

Peter’s Pence donations fell by around 15% in 2021, says Vatican

Jan 28, 2022

By CNA Staff

Peter’s Pence is an annual collection to finance the pope’s charitable works and other priorities. Read more

Religious leaders mark the 77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau at the death camp, Jan. 27, 2022.

Religious leaders mark Auschwitz liberation anniversary

Jan 28, 2022

By CNA Staff

Polish Bishop Piotr Greger was among those who offered prayers at the commemoration. Read more

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From Denver to Uganda, St Joseph facilitates an unexpected connection

Jan 27, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

When Daniel Campbell saw an email in his inbox last spring from Soroti, Uganda, his first thought was: Am I... Read more

Removal of the remains of statues destroyed at the grotto of Nativity parish in Burke, Va., Jan. 25, 2022.

Grotto vandalized at parish in Northern Virginia

Jan 27, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Police are investigating after a grotto at a Catholic parish in Burke, Virginia was vandalized Tuesday evening. Read more

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Pope Francis to speak with Loyola University Chicago students, others in global livestream

Jan 27, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Loyola University Chicago will host a livestream conversation between Pope Francis and college students from around the world next month... Read more

The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C.

Shroud of Turin exhibit to be held at Bible museum in DC

Jan 27, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

The Museum of the Bible will be opening a new exhibit dedicated to the Shroud of Turin next month. Read more

Pope Francis meets with Holocaust survivor Edith Bruck at the Vatican’s Casa Santa Marta, Jan. 27, 2022.

Pope Francis meets Auschwitz survivor on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jan 27, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Vatican said they ‘both stressed the inestimable value of transmitting the memory of the past to the youngest.’ Read more

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announces his retirement in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington, DC, Jan. 27, 2022.

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer formally announces retirement

Jan 27, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer formally announced his upcoming retirement from the Supreme Court on Thursday, one day after his... Read more

Pope Francis is calling for prayers for a peaceful resolution to the crisis in Ukraine.

Just War Theory and Ukraine: Would war with Russia be in accord with Catholic teaching?

Jan 27, 2022

By CNA Staff

The prospect of war between Ukraine and Russia, and the potential involvement of the United States, brings with it questions... Read more

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich celebrates Mass at the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 10, 2021.

Cardinal in key Synod on Synodality post: ‘Reforms need a stable foundation’

Jan 27, 2022

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich said that without consensus, major changes pose ‘the danger of schism.’ Read more

Pope Francis addresses members of the Roman Rota in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Jan. 27, 2022.

Pope Francis urges Roman Rota to work with ‘synodal spirit’

Jan 27, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Rota is the Church’s highest court handling appeals of marriage annulment cases. Read more

Pope Francis during his general audience in Paul VI Hall on Jan. 26, 2022.

Report: Pope Francis plans 2-day visit to Malta in April

Jan 27, 2022

By CNA Staff

The last pope to visit the country was Benedict XVI in 2010. Read more